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English language is a hobby.
Rule 1. The language has rules. These might be obscure or not, but the language is inherently governed by rules. A linguist might study a foreign language based on deeper knowledge than a non-linguist. It is up to someone to embrace deeper rules of language. Rule 2. People often assume (not entirely correctly) that being "native" is equivalent to being proficient or expert in a language. Rule 3. Context is very important in analyzing a text fragment


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reviewed No Action Needed Referencing text on a button element?
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reviewed No Action Needed Can we say “The student can do still better”- with the same meaning as “The student can do better ?”
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reviewed No Action Needed How do American English and British English use the definite article differently?
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reviewed No Action Needed How can I describe lips which are wearing lipstick?
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reviewed No Action Needed “Questions” have “answers”. What do “problems” have?
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reviewed No Action Needed American 'cup' measurement — for cheese
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reviewed Reviewed What is meant by 'overlap in your experience'?
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reviewed Reviewed “Non-restrictive appositive” vs. “non-defining relative clause”
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reviewed No Action Needed “Thus” vs. “so” in formal English
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reviewed No Action Needed Can an adverb be a noun at the same time?
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reviewed No Action Needed Is “regardless of whether or not” proper grammar?
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reviewed No Action Needed Which is grammatically correct: “Let he who…” or “Let him who…”
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revised The phrase “God willing.”
corrected punctuation and a more formal writing
Feb
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reviewed Reviewed What's another way to say “Is this on your horizon?”
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reviewed Reviewed The phrase “God willing.”
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suggested approved edit on The phrase “God willing.”
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reviewed Reviewed Why is there no word for and/or?
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reviewed No Action Needed Alternative phrase to use in place of “to support our claim …”
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reviewed No Action Needed what is a word for seeing inside someone
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31
reviewed No Action Needed What is the origin of the phrase “it's a horse apiece”?